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Security screening at Toronto Pearson is conducted by CATSA. It occurs immediately after US preclearance and baggage drop. CATSA recommends people with prostheses containing metal to inform a security screener and receive an alternate search, but if he has a prosthesis without metal he can just walk through the metal detector. If you need assistance, ...


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Very few airlines issue paper tickets these days. You can walk up to the counter with wad of money and get one, but that's really not wallet friendly. You can easily book online and get a confirmation number and an e-ticket number as your receipt. Doing this at least a week or two ahead of flying will increase the chances of getting a cheap ticket. On ...


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Technically, yes, they want the baggie of freedom. They have a supply of them right before security, so you could transfer your liquids into one at the airport. In practice, my liquids usually go through in a washing bag with one clear side that stays in my bag. This has never caused me any problems and I have not been asked to move my liquids into a ...


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They did not mention a specific named type, but they provided the exact sizes for the allowed 1-litre plastic bags along with the required features, from catsa.gc.ca (linked in the official Pearson website): Containers of liquids, food and personal items in your carry-on must be 100 ml/100 grams (3.4 oz) or less. All containers must fit in one clear, ...


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Pearson has some body scanners, but in most cases you will go through an old-fashioned metal-detector - especially in the US and domestic areas. If your friend's prosthetic triggers the metal detectors (or instead of them if you ask) you can opt to get a search in a private area with a security guard of your own gender.



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